Thurston Talk Talks West Central Park

Extra!  Extra!  Read all about it! Brooke Guthrie wrote up an awesome piece on the West Central Park Project for Thurston Talk.  The story gives a great account of the history of the site, the earliest days of West Central Park, and the people and personalities behind this amazing community endeavor. Check … Read More

First Volunteer Work Party June 2, 2013

On Sunday the Volunteer Resources Committee and the Landscape Committee of the West Central Park Project hosted their first Volunteer Work Party.  We had a great group of volunteers giving the park their all, mowing, edging, demarcating the parking and events areas, planting donated plants and spreading donated mulch.  Thank you Olympia, … Read More

Committee Meetings Held

Promising park committee meetings have been held over the past couple of days at the West Central Park.  The Landscaping ,Volunteer Resources, Fundraising and  Administrative Committees met and discussed how they will team up to make the Park the best it can be. The Park has a very skilled, creative and dynamic … Read More

Interview on KAOS

Kim Dobson interviewed Alicia about the park today for his radio show ‘Parallel University’. The half hour, live interview aired on KAOS, 89.3, at 12 noon.

Park Beautification in Progress

Ongoing efforts to clean up and beautify West Central Park continue. The park has volunteer labor, donations of plants from The Barn nursery, some native plant donations from a local resident, a beautiful 2 yard pile of mulch from Ballroom Landscape Supply, donations of a garbage can, a garden hose, and a … Read More

New Trees and Picnic Table Placed

Five or six volunteers were on site yesterday to plant our new trees and shrubs at West Central Park. We buried the plants in large pots so that they will be easy to move when the final park plan is put into effect.  A beautiful, hand made, picnic table,  that was donated … Read More

Permit Application for Seasonal Events Layout

Dennis and Alicia submitted the application today for West Central Park’s Seasonal Events Layout. This layout is intended to provide us with a method for raising community awareness and funds for the park. The 2013 plan includes a temporary parking area on site that includes food cart parking, a graded and finely … Read More

Sherwood Press Meeting

This was a meeting with Jami Heinricher of The Sherwood Press, and Alicia. A design for the new West Central Park business card, the fascinating history of The Sherwood Press, and the effect that the park will have on the neighborhood’s happiness and healthiness were discussed.  The business card will be designed … Read More

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